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GREAT LAKES ICE OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CLEVELAND OHIO
910 PM EST MON FEB 27 2017

ACTIVE WATCHES...WARNINGS...AND ADVISORIES ON THE GREAT LAKES CAN
BE FOUND AT...HTTP://WWW.CRH.NOAA.GOV/GREATLAKES/?C=HAZ&L=GL&P=A

5 DAY ICE DISCUSSION...

OVERALL EXPECT SOME MODERATE GROWTH IN THE ICE ACROSS THE FAR NORTHERN
LAKES FROM WEDNESDAY THROUGH FRIDAY AFTER WINDS DIMINISH...BUT OTHERWISE
LITTLE CHANGE THE REMAINDER OF THE WEEK. ICE IS EITHER EXTREMELY LIMITED
OR NON EXISTENT SOUTH OF GREEN BAY TO SAGINAW.

LOW PRESSURE WILL TRACK NORTHEAST ACROSS THE CENTRAL GREAT LAKES BETWEEN
TUESDAY AND WEDNESDAY. THIS WILL BRING BREEZY SOUTH TO SOUTHWEST WINDS OF
25 KNOTS OR GREATER ACROSS THE LOWER LAKES AND AN EQUALLY STRONG
NORTHEAST WIND ACROSS LAKE SUPERIOR. TEMPERATURES WILL BE RUNNING 10 TO 25
DEGREES ABOVE NORMAL TUESDAY AND WEDNESDAY. THE NORTHERN LAKES WILL START
ABOVE NORMAL TUESDAY...BUT RETREAT BACK TO NEAR NORMAL FOR THE REMAINDER
OF THE WEEK. COLD AIR FILTERS IN BEHIND THIS SYSTEM WEDNESDAY NIGHT
BRINGING CONDITIONS BACK TO NORMAL OR SLIGHTLY BELOW NORMAL THROUGH
SATURDAY.

THE GREAT LAKES ICE ANALYSIS PRODUCTS CAN BE FOUND AT:

HTTP://WWW.NATICE.NOAA.GOV/PRODUCTS/GREAT_LAKES.HTML

AND

HTTP://WWW.GLERL.NOAA.GOV/DATA/ICE/#CURRENTCONDITIONS

     MAX WIND (KNOTS) AT EACH SITE FOR THE 12 HOUR FCST PERIOD

       LOCATION        WED  WED NIGHT     THU    THU NIGHT    FRI
  WEST SUPERIOR      030/25    040/15    04018     010/16    310/09
   MID SUPERIOR      030/27    030/19    030/08    340/16    320/12
  EAST SUPERIOR      030/25    020/18    030/10    350/18    330/14
 NORTH MICHIGAN      010/25    360/22    340/10    320/17    320/15
 SOUTH MICHIGAN      340/23    340/23    330/15    310/13    320/16
    NORTH HURON      020/22    010/23    350/18    320/13    310/19
      MID HURON      010/22    010/24    340/21    320/15    310/20
    SOUTH HURON      190/17    340/23    330/21    340/12    310/18
      WEST ERIE      200/22    230/19    280/18    280/12    290/15
      EAST ERIE      240/29    260/27    280/25    260/19    290/16
CENTRAL ONTARIO      230/27    300/22    300/26    290/20    300/16

A FULL GRAPHICAL FORECAST OF WIND ON THE GREAT LAKES CAN BE FOUND AT:
HTTP://WWW.CRH.NOAA.GOV.GREATLAKES/?C=MAP&L=GL&P=A&M=WS

        TEMPERATURE  FORECASTS FOR SELECTED CITIES

 LOCATION   03/01   03/02   03/03   03/04   03/05   03/06
   DULUTH  15  27  11  25   3  29  21  43  27  39  22  32
MARQUETTE  23  27  18  26  12  23  20  38  32  39  28  33
 GREENBAY  30  32  18  32  14  31  24  45  33  48  30  39
MILWAUKEE  35  36  25  35  21  34  29  48  38  51  36  44
  CHICAGO  40  41  29  40  24  37  32  52  42  57  40  51
 MUSKEGON  39  41  27  32  21  29  24  44  34  49  36  44
   ALPENA  33  37  15  26  13  24  15  37  29  44  29  38
  DETROIT  49  57  27  38  23  35  25  45  37  54  41  51
   TOLEDO  50  59  28  38  24  36  25  47  37  56  41  56
CLEVELAND  53  61  29  36  27  33  26  45  39  53  41  55
  BUFFALO  51  57  25  32  22  29  21  34  33  47  40  48

A FULL GRAPHICAL FORECAST OF THE GREAT LAKES FORECAST TEMPERATURES
CAN BE FOUND AT HTTP://WWW.CRH.NOAA.GOV/GREATLAKES/?C=MAP&L=GL&P=A&M=TE

FREEZING DEGREE DAY ACCUMULATIONS AT SELECTED STATIONS
COMPARED TO NORMAL CALCULATED ON MON FEB 27:

LOCATION           DATE   NORMAL CURRENT
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   DULUTH,   MN  FEB   26 1780 1225
MARQUETTE,   MI  FEB   26 1505 1101
SAU_S_MAR,   MI  FEB   26 1214  645
 GREENBAY,   WI  FEB   26 1142  565
MILWAUKEE,   WI  FEB   26  641  238
  CHICAGO,   IL  FEB   26  506  168
 MUSKEGON,   MI  FEB   26  402   47
   ALPENA,   MI  FEB   26  926  479
  DETROIT,   MI  FEB   26  382    0
   TOLEDO,   OH  FEB   26  387    0
CLEVELAND,   OH  FEB   26  195    0
  BUFFALO,   NY  FEB   26  509   39


NORMAL TEMPS FOR SELECTED LOCATIONS AROUND THE
GREAT LAKES FOR MON FEB 27

LOCATION     HIGH LOW
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    DULUTH,MN  29  11
 MARQUETTE,MI  30  14
  GREENBAY,WI  29  11
 MILWAUKEE,WI  38  23
   CHICAGO,IL  42  25
  MUSKEGON,MI  38  23
    ALPENA,MI  29  11
   DETROIT,MI  40  24
    TOLEDO,OH  41  24
 CLEVELAND,OH  42  25
   BUFFALO,NY  38  22

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